Dear friends!

Arkhangelsk region is one of the richest regions of Russia. Unique wealth of mineral resources, the largest diamond field in Europe, innovation shipbuilding complex, multi functional port of all-year-round navigation, direct and independent access to the World Ocean - and this is not all the advantages of our region. Regional brand "Arkhangelsk timber" is a trademark of quality of pomor timber and also of our production which is exported to 79 countries of the world.

Arkhangelsk region is rich not only in mineral resources and production facilities but in high educated, industrious and responsible people.

Our region is the territory for projects of development of Russian Arctic. And for this purpose the significance of Arkhangelsk region increases from year to year. Because of its geographic location Arkhangelsk region is the most comfortable shipping for the Northern Sea Route and for construction of infrastructure objects which will provide development of off-shore oil and gas projects.

Besides, ship-building enterprises of Severodvinsk have vast experience of construction of sea equipment for oil and gas extraction.

We invite investors from all over the world to open a wonderful region of pomors for feel and understand - to do business in Arkhangelsk region is beneficial and comfortable.

Igor Orlov, Governor of Arkhangelsk region
  • Administrative center


  • Federal district


  • Distance to Moscow

    994 km

    Moscow—Arkhangelsk — 1 hour 40 minutes

  • Timezone


  • Population

    1140.00 million people

    4.10% english speaking population

  • Area of the Region

    413,1 thousand sq km


Economic performance

  • Gross Regional Product

    340 621,70 billion
    ₽ 295 132,10 thousand per person
  • Foreign Direct Investment

    $ 123,70 million
    $ 108,50 per person
  • Fixed investment

    63,88 million
    ₽ 55 823 per person
  • Unemployment rate

    7,30 %
  • Percentage of profitable companies

    64,40 %
  • Average cost of living

    11 323
  • Average monthly wage

    33 125
Gross Regional Product
GRP per capita
Foreign Direct Investment
Unemployment rate
Average monthly wage
Percentage of profitable companies

Geographical location and climate

Largest cities



    358,1 K people



    187,3 K people



    73,9 K people



  • Barents Sea
  • White Sea
  • Kara Sea
Sunny days Average annual rainfall
45 500 mm
Average January temperature Average July temperature
10,6°С 21,3°С
Agricultural period Snow cover duration
5 months 5 months
Natural area
Arctic deserts

Natural resources

  • Mineral resources

    290 mln.carats
    255 mln. tonns
    168 mln. tonns
  • Combustible resources

    700 mln. tonns
  • Other resources

    Forest resources Forests cover an area about 28501,2 thousand hectares. The calculated felling rate (the anual area of forest in use) – 24351,1 thousand m3, including coniferous trees - 15869,9 thousand m3

    Water resources -


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